Our Team

Alex Jorge
“CMA is my home, my family, where I feel good and fulfilled when helping clients solve their problems – big or small. No matter what they are. Always with humility, respect, excellence and empathy. The word “care” is what the CMA culture means to me.”

Alex Jorge


Legal Practice Areas

Private Wealth, Tax


Consumer Goods and Retail; Food and Beverages


Alex Jorge is a tax lawyer with over 20 years of experience advising companies from several sectors on how to navigate the tax complexities in Brazil. He is praised by clients for being very responsive, clear on presenting issues and solutions but yet technical.


He advises both foreign companies and private equity funds investing in Brazil and also Brazilian multinationals investing abroad on corporate taxes, audit defense, M&A, transfer pricing, customs and international taxation.  He also advises high net worth individuals and family offices on the various tax aspects of their investments.


Alex has significant experience in the consumer goods, food and beverage sectors, including the direct selling industry due to his 15 years’ experience as in-house counsel for Avon Products before joining the firm.


He has advised football clubs on the conversion from a not for profit to a special purpose company (SAF) subject to a special tax regime.  In 2022, he advised a few clubs such as Botafogo F.C.


Has also has significant M&A experience advising on complex tax issues. 


Alex is the co-practice group leader of the Tax Practice in Latin America at DLA Piper. He is frequently sought by specialized tax publications to provide comments on controversial issues in Brazil.




  • Latin Lawyer
  • Legal 500
  • LACCA Approved
  • ITR
  • Análise Advocatícia



Professional Memberships

  • IBA
  • ABA
  • IFA (Brazilian chapter ABFD)
  • Member of the Ethics Council of the Brazilian Direct Selling Association (ABEVD). 
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce in New York




  • Fordham University, LL.M. in Banking, Corporations and Finance Law, 2012 
  • New York University, School of Law, Survey on International U.S Taxation (Summer 2004)
  • Harvard University, School of Law, Introduction to U.S Legal System (Summer 2002)
  • Getulio Vargas School of Business (FGV), Sao Paulo, Brazil, Post-graduation in Economic and Corporate Laws, with emphasis in Accounting and Economics, 2001
  • Catholic University of Sao Paulo (PUC/SP), LL.M in Taxation, 1998 
  • Catholic University of Sao Paulo (PUC/SP), J.D., 1996



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